Kayra Sayit Judoka

Kayra Sayit

Kayra Sayit

  • Country:Turkey
  • Born:13 February 1988 (29 years)
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French Ketty Mathe married in Turkey in February in 2015 and now fights for Turkey as Kayra Sayit. It brought her luck and she won the Grand Prix of Budapest. She won gold at the Grand Prix in Tbilisi in 2016. Mathe had won a few World Cups before in Rome and Moscow and won big medals with France. She finished fifth at the Olympic Games in Rio. She won silver at the Grand Slam in Baku in 2017.
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European Judo Championships Preview +78kg: Sayit and Andeol can battle for gold

19 Apr 2017 11:30

Turkish Kayra Sayit is one of the favourites for the European title for heavyweight women in Warsaw. The former French judoka, under the name of Ketty Mathe, is the reigning European champion and number one seed. At the Olympic Games she fell just one match short of a medal in Rio; this year she seems to be the one to beat. Read more

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Kayra Sayit gives the home crowd the gold in Antalya

9 Apr 2017 20:05

The third and final day of the Antalya Grand Prix ended in a firework display for the host country, as Turkey added two more medals to its collection, including one in gold with the title of Kayra Sayit. Read more

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Two Olympic medallists among 253 judoka at Grand Prix Antalya

6 Apr 2017 23:35

This weekend the World Tour moves on to Antalya in Turkey which is the new location for the Grand Prix held in Samsun over the past three years. New President Sezer Huysuz welcomed the coaches and athletes of 34 nations and a total of 253 athletes will be fighting in the city that has been asked to organize the World Junior Championships as well in October. Read more

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Tessie Savelkouls sees off Sayit for Grand Slam success

12 Mar 2017 16:00

Dutch heavyweight Tessie Savelkouls of the Netherlands came to the fore in the women’s heavyweight category as she conquered the Baku Grand Slam. Savelkouls, Former Paris Grand Slam bronze medallist, finished seventh at the Rio 2016 Olympics, defeated European champion Kayra Sayit of Turkey in the +78kg final with a waza-ari from a drop seoi-nage Read more

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Rio2016 Olympic Judo Preview women +78kg

11 Aug 2016 23:10

In 2012 we saw seven winning nations in the women’s division. It is not unlikely that the same will happen at the Rio Olympic Games. At the end of this exciting week China or Cuba are the main candidates to complete all seven categories. Whether Japan, or Mongolia have captured one of more medals, we will know at 12 August. Read more

Result City Date
1Baku14 May
5Warsaw22 Apr
1Antalya9 Apr
2Baku12 Mar
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